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is to risk on properly for the francis report. it's important to remember that it is this government that set up a proper independent inquiry into the disgraces that happened there. everyone has to learn their lessons, including ministers in the government opposite from what went wrong. what i think we should listen to francis when he says we should not seek scapegoats. is and anyd to do culture of complacency. i love our nhs. they are a fantastic art are but in too many parts, we do see and we need tos i deal with them. >> in two weeks, we will be 15 years on from the signing of the good friday agreement. there are significant charges on delivering potential commitments. does the prime minister agree that there must be renewed urgency in progressing these outstanding issues? cases for outlined both governments as joint custodians of the repayment? >> it is again too long. >> thank you for the question and her very construction -- very constructive work in north ireland. i think there is a work together.to we had a good set of meetings this week. but i the greatest possible responsibility lie
to the francis report, and i commend francis for what he did. it is important to remember that it is this government who set up a proper, independent inquiry into the disgraces that happened at mid staffs. everyone has to learn their shok scapegoats. but what w including ministers in the previous government, but i think we should listen to francis when he says that we should not seek scapegoats. what we need to do, right across politics, the house and our country, is end any culture of complacency. i love our nhs; there are some fantastic parts to our nhs, but in too many parts we do see, as he said, very bad figures, and we need to deal with them. there are significant challenges >> naomi long. >> in a few weeks, we will be 15 years on since the signing of the good friday agreement, and although devolution is in place, significant challenges remain in delivering on the agreement's full potential and the commitments contained within it to build reconciliation, unequivocal support for the rule of law, and to dealdoes the prime minister agree that there must be renewed urgen
.the the national institutes of health. >> dr. francis collins, can you give us in a nutshell what nih >> the national institute of health is an amazing place. it has a budget every year of approximately $30 billion. half of that goes out to grants in every state of the nation. when you hear about a breakthrough that has happened in diabetes research or autism or alzheimer's, it is very likely that it came from a university or institute somewhere that was supported by nih. that is what we do. we support the best and brightest to chase after their visionary ideas, and we think we are good at that. as thet is the influence? director, with 27 institutes and centers, how do you influence what goes on? >> it is a very big place. it has 27 institutes and centers. they are various diseases- or organ-instance focused.there is a can start institute, a diabetes institute, a heart and lung institute. each of these is led by remarkable, world-class scientists. they work across the landscape to try to identify what has to happen next in order to advance human health. my role as nih director is to l
a year later. i want to run this clip. [video clip] >> francis collins, who did the human genome project, and who brought it in under budget, we are on opposite sides of the religious debate. we became friends. he is a very convinced christian. we became friendly debaters, and he has taken a very kindly interest in my case and has helped me have my genome sequenced to look for a more perfect, identifiable match for a mutation that is peculiar to me. >> how did you become friends? >> as christopher said, we started out as debating about the topic of science and faith. in fact, are these world views compatible? for me, they are. as a believer, the opportunity to do science and see god's hands in nature is a wonderful, positive experience. christopher, obviously, has taken a different view and has been articulate in his argument, on the side of atheism. so we began with the circumstance of having an intellectual jousting about this, and he is a very impressive debater and intellect, but over the course of time, we became friends. i have great respect for the way he could amass arguments and
francis adams, their son, talks about it in his own diary of how sad the household seemed at the time. >> what made it that way? >> i think the cloud under which the presidency began, it never lifts. because this campaigning for 1828 begins almost instantly, louisa feels very personally the attacks on her husband, on his character, some attacks on her character, is she not american enough? i think that that situation really did not -- they finally reached the pinnacle and it's not a happy pinnacle. it's very, it's a very stormy four years for them. and the white house is not a very comfortable place to live. people coming in all the time and -- >> and here is one quote that really captures this had. she wrote, "there is something in this great unsocial house which depresses me beyond expression." well, she was accused of, izarrely, of extravagance in the house. one was a billiard table which the first lady had purchased using the tax dollars of honest working men. somehow this very un-american quality that people wanted to read into her. on the other hand, there are these wonderful bi
something that we could not have thought of. more with the nih director, dr. francis collins, on c-span's "q&a." >> coming up on c-span, "the communicators" speaks with robert mcdowell. that is followed by our series influence andes: image." later, a discussion on black history and culture. is the seniorwell republican on the federal communications commission's. i want to start with the topic of spectrum. robert kaplan was quoted yesterday as saying that he thinks that the current spectrum auction schedule is due to failure. there are two double open issues to work out. and because of that, there will not be enough interest of parties to participate in the auction. >> first, thank you for having me back. and what you are talking about is that congress passed a law last year. that was for broadband purposes. trying to analyze it for purposes of putting together what would quite literally be the most complex spectrum auction in history. i know that sounds like a hyperbole, but it is true. i have expressed caution. i am not doom and gloom, but cautious in terms of when that will happen and how
to see the inauguration of our new pope, francis. i'm very excited as i have said before about the fact that he took the name of francis after st. francis of assisi, the patron saint of my city of san francisco. as i said last week the song of saint francis is the anthem of our city. make me a general of thy peace. that is exactly what we saw with his holiness at his installation. it occurred on the feast of st. joseph which to italian americans, italians all over is a very special feast. we were observing and celebrating st. patrick's day as well as feast of st. joseph this week. a better way than to have new pope with new inspiration and new hope. it was pretty exciting. i must say it was even more exciting to be there with the vice president, vice president biden was so beautifully received by so many other heads of delegations as we awaited the start of the mass. he also the night before host add reception with a number of american cardinals who were obviously all in rome, but a number of them came to the reception. it was a beautiful occasion all around. what's exciting for me is
mathews on the selection of pope francis. let's roll that clip. >> what we've seen here the election we're basing this on small evidence. kind of a papal gala. bob from california, someone who is culturally conservative on issues like abortion but also a liberal in terms of economics. we're familiar with that point of view. these are conservative catholics that are prominent in pennsylvania who are conservative and economically liberal. >> i sensed a remarkable consensus that we need a man who is wholly, we call him the wholly father. like benedict was and john paul. we also needed a man who had a sound -- we got one. >> all right let me come to you. that's a little scary description there. >> thanks for the clip. we have tripled the audience of that show. [laughter] >> i think chris mathews -- by the way, i hope they never say i hate the fact that msnbc is off the air. they are gold for us and we love them on that wall. i think people are misguided when they compare the roman church to american politics. they show to be the morons that that are, chris mathews. thank you. when catholics
for , but it is is an exciting moment to put something together. nih directorthe dr. francis collins sunday night on c-span's "q&a." >> now actress mariska hargitay talks about efforts to help survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. svu."tar of "law and order: this is under an hour. >> i am so honored and thrilled to be here today. thank you, angela. reminding me of the old days. [laughter] my heart is beating, and it is such an honor, thrilled to be here for so many reasons. i just came from standing with the vice president and attorney general holder at a press conference to highlight the dire and immediate need to reduce domestic violence homicides. and now here i am with all of you in washington dc, a very exciting day. the kind of day that makes your diary burst into flames when you write about it. i have to tell you that i whipped out my cell phone and took a selfie with the vp. [laughter] you understand that i own the honor of being here today to a very sweet woman. where are you? hiding. there you are. i wanted to point that out to everybody, family's daughter. i want to thank y
of presidential news conferences. after that, "q&a" with nih director dr. francis collins. >> let's go straight. you have been on the
halfway house program. "washington journal," live on c- span. " with dr. francis collins. commons. house of then george osborne, chancellor of the exchequer, talks about the british budget. >> monday night, on "first ladies," called a bigamist and adulterer during her husband's campaign, rachel jackson dies of an apparent heart attack before andrew jackson takes office. his niece becomes white house hostess, but is later dismissed as followed from a scandal. later, angelico ben-gurion is hostfo
to put something together we could not have thought of. to go more with francis collins sunday night at 8:00 on assess band -- c-span q&a. atcoming up this morning, 9:00 eastern the u.s. house returns for work on the 2014 federal budget. the senate is in to work on the senate democrats' version of the 2014 budget. at 10:00, an oversight hearing on management at the homeland security department. in 45 minutes, tom price, budget committee vice chair discusses the debate over
something together that we could not have thought of. >> more with nih director, dr. francis collins, sunday on "q&a." >> now, actress mariska hargitay speaks to the national press club about her work with survivors of domestic violence and child abuse. the star of "law & order: svu" is also the founder of the joyful foheart foundation. this is just under one hour. am so honored and thrilled to be here today. thank you, angela. reminding me of the old days. [laughter] my heart is beating, and it is such an honor, thrilled to be here for so many reasons. i just came from standing with the vice president and attorney general holder at a press conference to highlight the dire and immediate need to reduce nested violence homicides. -- domestic violence homicides. and now here i am with all of you in washington dc, a very exciting day. the kind of day that makes your diary burst into flames when you write about it. i have to tell you that i whipped out my cell phone and took a filthy -- selfie with the vp. [laughter] you understand that i own the honor of being here today to a very sweet woman. w
son, charles francis, in st. petersburg. when peace is resolved and he is sure he will be returning home or sent to london, he asks her to join him. she makes this arduous journey from st. petersburg in the winter to paris with a son who is only seven of the time. and a couple of servings that she only met that day. she does not know she can trust them. as she is crossing europe, she encounters dangerous travel conditions, and napoleon has escaped from elba and is coming back to france. she encounters the armies to greet him. she is crossing some very perilous territory in europe at this time. >> her life was in danger throughout this trip. >> here is another quote from her diaries -- it was 4:00 in the evening and the ice was in so critical a state, i could with difficulty procured men and horses to go over. they informed me i would have to make a long detour if i could not cross. >> absolutely. >> a carriage in the wintertime. >> again, the resourcefulness this woman is extraordinary. >> why don't we know more about her interesting life story? why is she not better known among the
conference at 9:00 a.m. on c- span radio. word from rome that pope francis will hold a major ceremony next week in school the chapel of a youth prison instead of in the vatican or basilica. pope francis will conduct the holy thursday afternoon service at the jail for minors. es heldiews hope -- poo it in scope as a at the vatican. a historian sent a tweet earlier, noting that 50 years ago today i'm a then attorney general robert kennedy closed all contrast because it was so costly to run. the island prison was home to both al qaeda own and machine gun kelly -- both al capone and machine gun kelly. [video clip] if you believe in something that is so right, so dear, so necessary, you have to get into trouble. but before we got in any trouble as children, as young people, we studied. we do not just wake up one morning and say we're going into the city. we did not just dream one day that we are going to come to washington and go on a freedom ride or that we were going to march on washington, as we did in 1963, that we were going to march from selma to montgomery, as we did in 1965. we prepared
of going to rome to see the inauguration of our new pope francis. i am excited about he took the name of francis after st. francis of assisi, the patenron saint of my city of san francisco. that is exactly what we sell as his holiness, at his installation. -- tertullian's oliver, a beverly special fees, so we were observing st. patrick's day as well as the feast of st. joseph's this week, and what better way than to have a new pope with new inspiration and new hope. it was pretty exciting. it was more exciting to be there with the vice-president, and vice president biden was so beautiful received by so many other heads of delegations as we awaited the historic mass. he also the night before hosted a reception with a number of the american cardinals who were all in a room, but a number of them came to the reception, so it was a beautiful occasion. what is exciting for me is to come home and hear the interest of my colleagues have in how it was and how was it to be there. it was quite wonderful, a thrill of a lifetime. observe this anniversary of the passage of the four will care act, w
to the right to rise. [applause] i am very excited to watch pope francis, who i believe is going to challenge all of us. [applause] he's going to challenge the left on social policy and he's going to challenge the right on thinking about the poor. i think that is good for all of us. i think we need to decide that we both want people to have the right to life. then we have to figure out the right to empower and have the right to have a good life. we will be inevitable the majority party in the united states. thank you. good luck and god bless you. [applause] ♪ >> about two months ago we figured out how much each high os to the uate government. think about what it might be. each high school graduate i $23,000. owes too many republicans and democrats have agreed to continuely raise the debt ceiling that can exit. the next speaker has been an outspoken advocate to not raise the debt ceiling so our children do not inherit a debt-ridden future. the next speaker has been outspoken for the unilateral repeal for obamacare. [applause] more so than anything else, our next speaker is one of the most co
with federal housing a minister and acting director edward demarco, and then q and a with dr. francis collins. monday, former afghanistan war commander general john allen talks about the u.s. and nato missions in afghanistan. live coverage from the brookings institution begins at 10:00 eastern on c-span. >> monday night on first ladies, called a bigamist and an adult. during her husband's 1828 campaign, racial jackson dies of before andrew jackson takes office. emily donaldson becomes the hostess but is released in fallout of a scandal. and the daughter of martin van buren is the hostess -- we will include your comments by phone, facebook, and weather. radio and c-n span.org. >> you have been on the commission since 2006 and the chairman has been on since 2009. his term is up and yours will be up next year. should we expect some turnover? years have flown by very quickly,
's getting to be a very exciting moment to put together thooth was never thought of. >> dr. francis collins on "q&a." "washington journal" continues. host: and we're back with steve pearce. you were the feature of a front page article. one g.o.p. lawmaker shows how to woo latino voters. what's your attraction? guest: well, we go into areas typically republicans have not gone. we have some communities that are 85% hispanic. he lulac guys and so it's just many doing my job, frankly. host: with the headline after the r.n.c. put out their report post port you mean the hispanic vote key for republicans to win the election and in this report it said republicans need to vote for or come one some sort of plan, comprehensive immigration reform. do you agree with a pathway to citizenship? guest: well, first let's back up, is that going to be the future? if we do that i don't think that will get us one hispanic vote. they are not driven by simply how we vote on immigration. so i think that may be -- we still are not getting it right. the pathway to citizenship is very problematic. i've lived along the
together. >> more with dr. francis collins, sunday at 8:00 on q&a. night on first ladies, called a bigamist and adulterers turn her husband's 1828 presidential campaign, ray told jackson dies of a heart attack before andrew jackson takes office. his knees becomes the white house hostess but his later -- but is later dismissed as fallout from the scandal. in the next administration, anjelica ben derrin as the white house hostess our father in law the angelica van buren is white house hostess for her father in law. law school ork review and the new york law school racial justice private hosted a series of panel discussions on civil society and the writings of dr. seuss. the popular children's book author. topics included shared interests in society. this is an hour and 25 minutes. >> good morning. >> good morning. my job here is to introduce the first panel. i would like to also welcome you all. anm delighted to be part of event that looks at the relationship between law the popular culture. there is a deep and abiding connection. we gain insights, as we will see today will move back and fort
think the republican party, like pat buchanan and the late sam francis predicted, is going to go the way of the wigs. they are going to die off, and i think from the ashes of that will rise up eventually a nationalist movement, and that's just what i believe. and we shouldn't worry about the g.o.p. losing, because look at the reality of life. look at where democrats control anything, the inner cities or places like california. they're permanently -- they're one-party places, they're corrupt, they're bankrupt. so i don't know what we're worried about. i mean, democrats don't have much to sing about when it comes to when you look at -- when they transform something, it's pretty well ruined. host: we're talking to just republicans about this report that's been released already this morning. chairman reince priebus is going to talk about it. you can catch up on that entire press conference at the national press club on c-span2 this morning, live at 8:30. here's a little bit more from that report that was released today. it said -- host: david is up next from new york. good morning, david. ca
leader, especially francis, beginning his tenure, for each political party, for each congressperson and all their staff, each individual citizen they represent and all and needs.se gifts god, as we begin our work here oday, we ask you to reveal where we've may become descent tiesed or prevent holy possibilities and where we may have self-preservation over challenging partnerships. as we begin our work here today, remind us, god, that your limitless love overcomes our limitations. that you can work through the any unusuala of detailed -- minutia of detailed work. so we as begin our work here today, we pray that we may do so ready to trust the lead of your tender and tremendous love. men. mr. faleomavaega: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the gentleman from nevada. >> thank you, mr. speaker. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, agreeing to e on the speaker's
as pope francis took over as the head of the church. stamford, connecticut, republican line. good morning, bob. caller: good morning. thank you for c-span. all of these mass murders were done by people with known medical histories. histories of insanity. done.g was let's take a one would get the giffords. she met with the sky. there was an interview. i think it was on c-span, she met with this guy and he got bent better shape because she would not meet with him again. where was security for getting giffords and her outdoor event? in this interview she pooh- poohed the whole thing. she had no security. she was as responsible as the shooter in this event. it is tragic that she had no regard for her own safety. host: on our facebook page, glenn has this point -- host: of the twitter page there is this -- frontgun violence is the page below the fold in "the washington post." "a striking racial divide." let me share a portion of what they find. host: the story this morning, if you go inside on the article there is a graph with a look at homicides and suicides across the country. suicide and ho
.i.h. director dr. francis collins, sunday night at :00 on c-span's "q&a." off the floor of the u.s. senate report that democrats are dropping the assault weapons ban from their gun bill, making the approval of the bill -- ban unlikely. the c.q. congressional quarterly reports that senator dianne feinstein of california all but conceded today that the assault weapons banshee has spent months urging congress to renew will not become law. saying quote i very much regret it, i tried my best, but i guess my best wasn't good enough she told reporters before going to the weekly party lunches with senate democrats. on the senate side they'll being back this afternoon at 2:15. we expect the house to be back about the same time. until thin a conversation on female senators in the senate armed services committee and their impact on military polcy. -- policy. host: staff writer for "roll call" newspaper in washington. women changing the face of senate armed services panel. how so? guest: in the armed services committee, of the six subcommittees, three are chaired by women. in addition to the three sub
with the nih director, dr. francis collins, sunday night at 8:00 on "q &a." >> according to an united nations, 70,000 have been killed since protests against syrian president assad. robert frod testified at a robert ford testified at a hearing. this is two hours and 15 minutes. >> this hearing will come to order. we need to review the syrian crisis. it was two years ago last week on the nightly news that we saw those protesters walking through the street, chanting, peaceful. what the world saw next without the syrian forces opened up with small arms fire on the marchers. over the ensuing weeks, that was followed by materially -- artillery barrage is and tanks and aerial apartment and finally i scud missiles into cities. we are now two years into that syria and uprising. for two leady years, u.s. policy has been a drift. the obama administration saw assad as a reformer in the works. then it bet on moscow to play a constructive role. this is the assad who is bombing villages in syria. this is the assad who is ordering teenagers tortured. frankly, he is engaged in murdering his populist. the anc
. francis collins. syria. ambassador to robert ford testified before a house foreign affairs committee hearing about the west's's response to the syrian civil war. he spoke to the committee about the allegations that chemical weapons were used in syria this week. you can see all of his testimony just after 1:00 eastern here on c-span. >> so far, we have no evidence to substantiate the reports that chemical weapons were used yesterday, but i want to underline that we're looking very carefully at these reports. we are consulting with partners in the region and in the international community. more broadly, we have been three clear from the beginning about our concern that as the assad regime the rigid military situation deteriorates and it becomes, as a director of national security -- intelligence said, ever more beleaguered, that it might be tempted to use cover -- chemical weapons. the president has been very clear in saying that if assad and those under his command to make the mistake of using chemical weapons or if they fail to meet their obligation to secure them, then there will be
:00 p.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> this week on "q&a," dr. francis collins. the director of the national institute of health. your. francis collins, can give us in a nutshell what nih is? ofthe national institute health is an amazing place. it has a budget every year of approximately $30 billion. it is the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world. half of that goes out to grants in every state of the nation. when you hear about a breakthrough that has happened in diabetes research or autism or alzheimer's, it is very likely that it came from a university or institute somewhere that was supported by nih. that is what we do. we support the best and brightest to chase after their visionary ideas, and we think we are good at that. >> what is the influence? as the director, with 27 institutes and centers, how do you influence what goes on? >> it is a very big place. it has 27 institutes and centers. they are various diseases- or organ-instance focused. -- organ-system focused. there is a cancer institute, a diabetes institute, a heart and lung institute. each of these is led by r
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